Remonstrance



[ri-mon-struh ns] /rɪˈmɒn strəns/
noun
1.
an act or instance of remonstrating.
2.
a protest:
deaf to remonstrances.
remonstrance
/rɪˈmɒnstrəns/
noun
1.
the act of remonstrating; protestation
2.
a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something
Remonstrance
/rɪˈmɒnstrəns/
noun (history)
1.
See Grand Remonstrance
2.
the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands

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